Wishing on a Star

Author: Fran Lee
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
ISBN: 1423611667
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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If you go outside on a clear night, you can't help yourself. Your head tilts back, your eyes rise up, and you find yourself gazing at the stars . . . WOW! From the beginning of time, people have admired the night sky's beauty. The night sky is our oldest picture book, and Wishing on a Star retells some of these stories from around the world in simple language that kids can understand. Wishing on a Star also includes lots of fun activities that celebrate the stars. Learn how to make a twinkling thaumatrope, fly a starry kite, and act in your own constellation play. Star maps and stargazing tips show how to find the constellations, and cool science facts teach more about the stars.

Haunting on a Halloween

Author: Linda White
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
ISBN: 9781586851125
Format: PDF, Docs
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A collection of ideas and directions for making Halloween decorations, costumes, snacks and parties that depend more on imagination and creativity than on money.

Dare to Differentiate Third Edition

Author: Danny Brassell
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462514618
Format: PDF, ePub
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This highly practical resource for K–6 teachers is packed with 25 classroom-tested, step-by-step strategies for developing word knowledge. The emphasis throughout is not only on teaching new words, but also on strengthening students’ comprehension and long-term vocabulary acquisition. Especially valuable are guidelines for how to differentiate each strategy so it can be used successfully with English language learners and students at varying proficiency levels. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the book features helpful print and Web resources for each strategy, along with 20 reproducible worksheets.

Mein Sternschnuppensommer

Author: Alisha Sevigny
Publisher: Ravensburger Buchverlag Otto Maier GmbH
ISBN: 3473479012
Format: PDF, ePub
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Unter dem Sternenhimmel beginnt der Sommer unserer Liebe ... Eine Sommernacht unter den Sternen auf ihrem Steg am See - das ist Julias Lieblingsort auf dem Campingplatz ihrer Familie inmitten der atemberaubenden Natur Kanadas. Doch schon bald platzen Julias Träume für den Sommer: Ihre Familie gerät in finanzielle Schwierigkeiten und ein Bauunternehmer will ihr Naturparadies in eine seelenlose Casino-Anlage umwandeln. Verzweifelt sucht Julia Rat in den Sternen - und trifft am See auf einen einfühlsamen und unverschämt gutaussehend Jungen, der ihr helfen will, den Campingplatz zu retten. Doch Nick ist der Sohn des Bauunternehmers. Kann Julia ihm wirklich das Schicksal ihrer Familie - und ihr Herz - anvertrauen? Ein wunderschöner Sommerroman zum Wegträumen - romantisch, tiefgründig und einfach hinreißend erzählt.

Boredom Busters

Author: Avery Hart
Publisher: Williamson Pub
ISBN: 9781885593153
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Suggests a variety of both indoor and outdoor activities which relate to nature, the environment, ecology, music, sky watching, backyard fun, the neighborhood, and the wider world.